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Rockford Fosgate Power T165-S
6-1/2" component speaker system
Our take on the Rockford Fosgate Power T165-S by Crutchfield's John Pollard
These woofers are built for high-power.
Rockford Fosgate builds their Power line of speakers for the true car audio enthusiast. The Power T165-S component speaker system utilizes advanced design elements to ensure that they'll deliver superior sound in your vehicle for a long, long time. The lightweight 6-1/2" woofer features a polypropylene cone that's reinforced with strong carbon fibers — it'll keep its shape when you're pushing the speaker hard, so you'll hear accurate midrange and bass reproduction.
Treated fabric tweeter
The separate 1" treated fabric dome tweeter makes the high frequencies sparkle, so mount it up closer to your ears for optimal imaging. Superior components eliminate the "hot spots" and dropouts caused by inferior crossover networks. You can select from three tweeter levels to get the best match for your vehicle, and you'll even find a switch that optimizes the sound if you can't mount the tweeters facing directly at you. These speakers will handle up to 80 watts RMS so you'll want to connect an external amplifier to get the most out of them.
Rockford Fosgate innovations
Rockford uses their proprietary VAST™ technique to increase the woofer's cone area without increasing the size of the basket. This larger cone gives you deeper lows and more power handling, and it's supported by a durable rubber surround that's designed to last a long time. The slots around the frame make it easier to install these speakers if the factory holes are slightly off, and they even come with plates that allow them to fit into oval speaker openings.
Great sound quality These T1's are well worth the money
What's in the Box:
- Two 6-1/2" Woofers
- 2 Woofer grilles
- Two 1" Tweeters (with attached 6" speaker wire terminated with female quick-slide connectors)
- 2 Front flush mount brackets
- 2 Rear flush mount brackets
- 2 Surface mounting housings
- 4 Tweeter trim rings
- Two 6x9/5x7 Adapter brackets
- Two M4x25mm Machine screws
- Two M4x10mm Machine screws
- Two M4x15mm Stud bolts
- Eight 1-1/4" Allen head screws
- 3mm Allen head bit
- 8 Speed clips
- Installation/Operation Instructions (English/ French/ Spanish/ German/ Italian)
- component speaker system includes two 6-1/2" woofers, two tweeters, and two external crossovers
- carbon fiber and polypropylene woofer
- butyl rubber surround
- 1" treated fabric dome tweeter
- 2-way external crossover with 3-level tweeter adjustment
- includes adapter brackets for 5"x7", 6"x8", or 6"x9" openings (brackets require modification)
- Vertical Attach Surround Technique (VAST™) increases cone area
- 4-ohm impedance
- power range: 10-80 watts RMS (160 watts peak power)
- frequency response: 60-22,000 Hz
- sensitivity: 89 dB
- woofer mounting depth: 2"
- warranty: 1 year
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
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Features and Specs
|Speaker Size||6 1/2|
|Tweeter Design||1" Dome|
|Tweeter Composition||Treated Cloth|
|Woofer Composition||Carbon Fiber filled IMPP|
|Woofer Surround||Butyl Rubber|
|Parts Warranty||1 Year|
|Labor Warranty||1 Year|
|Sensitivity (1W at 1 meter)||86|
|Sensitivity at 2.83 volts||89|
|Frequency Response||60 - 22k Hz|
|Minimum RMS Wattage||10|
|Maximum RMS Wattage||80|
|Peak Power Handling (Watts)||160|
|Top-mount Depth (Inches)||2|
|Bottom-mount Depth (Inches)||N/A|
|Cutout Diameter or Length (inches)||5|
Injection-Molded Woofers: The woofer cones are injection-molded carbon fiber filled polypropylene. This molding process assures a uniform cone thickness for superior linearity and clarity. It is also light weight and rigid for decreased distortion and improved bass response.
Butyl Rubber Surrounds: The butyl rubber surrounds dampen unwanted harmonic distortion while maintaining linear geometry under extreme weather conditions. This leads to less distortion, superior frequency response, and superior durability.
VAST Surround: The Vertical Attach Surround Technique (VAST) increases a speaker's effective radiating cone area without increasing the size of the basket.
FlexFit: The Flex Fit frame utilizes slots (where possible) instead of single screw sized holes; allowing slight adjustment of the speaker when mounted.
StampCast Basket: The T165-S features StampCast steel baskets for added rigidity.
Multi-OEM Adapter: For mounting flexibility, the included brackets can be modified to fit 5x7, 6x8, or 6x9 applications.
Note: The bracket is generic (cutout sized for a 5-1/4) and requires modification before the T165-S will fit into it.
Mounting: The 1" treated cloth dome tweeters have multiple mounting configurations; choose flush or surface mount. The surface mount housing can be positioned at two angles, approximately 10° or 30° angle. Depending on the mount used, the installed dimensions are:
|Flush||Surface 10°||Surface 30°|
|Mounting Depth||0.911"||Screw Depth||Screw Depth|
Tweeter Level: A switch on the side of each crossover allows you to adjust the output level of the tweeters to -2 dB, 0 dB, or +2 dB.
Tweeter Axis: Another switch on each crossover adjusts the tweeter output for on axis or off axis placement.
Bi-amp: The crossovers have discrete inputs for the woofer and tweeter, along with a bi-amp on/off switch, so each component can be powered by an individual amplifier channel.
Wiring: The crossover inputs and outputs are set screw clamps; they will accept bare wire up to 12-gauge.
- Width: 4-5/8"
- Height: 1-3/8"
- Depth: 4-5/8"
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1 question already asked
For details on fit or installation please contact an Advisor by phone (1-800-324-9695) or online chat. They will be able to pull up your vehicle and give you the details on if this will fit and what you will need for an installation in your vehicle. [ Krissy Aug 08, 2014 ] Staff